Federal-American National Bank

Also known as: Hamilton National Bank, National Bank of Washington
615-621 14th St., NW., Washington, District of Columbia


Historic American Buildings Survey George Eisenman, Photographer Summer 1967 WEST AND SOUTH SIDES

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey


Street View 


A late nineteenth-century commercial building of highly attractive architectural character, typifying Washington when it was still a small city, which was erected by its oldest banking institution. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-223)

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 29, 1994
Reference number
NR name
Federal--American National Bank
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Financial institution; Specialty store
Current function
Specialty store
Period of significance
Significant years
1925; 1926

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2017: New photo from Michael Miller
  • May 10, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • April 27, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • May 19, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER



Federal-American National Bank
Posted June 19, 2017, by MIchael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I was actually there and I can now confirm that the HABS pictures are not the correct pictures. I have posted a picture of the correct building.

Federal-American National Bank
Posted May 10, 2017, by MIchael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I don't believe the pictures on this page from HABS are of the correct building.